Animal Health, Texas Animal Health Commission

USDA Advancing Animal Disease Traceability: The Transition to Electronic Identification in Cattle & Bison

  AUSTIN – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is currently working with federal, state and industry partners to strengthen its traceability system to protect the long-team health, marketability and economic viability of the U.S. livestock industry. While there are several steps USDA needs to take in order to do this, the most essential… Read More USDA Advancing Animal Disease Traceability: The Transition to Electronic Identification in Cattle & Bison

Exotic Wildlife Association, Texas Animal Health Commission

Anthrax Confirmed in a Jim Hogg County Calf

Anthrax Confirmed in a Jim Hogg County Calf   Austin, TX –Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) officials confirmed anthrax in one calf on a Jim Hogg County premises on June 1. This is the first anthrax case in Texas this year. The premises is located approximately 30 miles south of Hebbronville and has been quarantined.… Read More Anthrax Confirmed in a Jim Hogg County Calf

Exotic Wildlife Association, Texas Animal Health Commission

Hunters Reminded of South Texas Fever Tick Quarantines

Hunters Reminded of South Texas  Fever Tick Quarantines This update provided by the Texas Animal Health Commission Austin, TX – Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) and United States Department of Agriculture Veterinary Services (USDA-VS) officials are reminding hunters in South Texas that additional precautions are required when handling white-tailed deer, nilgai antelope, black buck, axis deer,… Read More Hunters Reminded of South Texas Fever Tick Quarantines